Alphonse Henri Perin Alphonse Henri Perin born in Reims, France in 1798 and died in Paris, France in 1874. Perin entered the School of Fine Arts in 1817 where he was a pupil of Guerin and Bertin. He lived in Rome for nine years and became friend and collaborator of Orsel. He appeared at the Paris Salon from 1827-1859. Knight of the Legion.